Before Justin Bieber came on to ruin Saturday Night Live, the show featured a cold open that mocked CBS’ coverage during the blackout in Super Bowl XLVII. Kenan Thompson played a struggling James Brown and the broadcast team talked about Dan Marino’s affair and the Ray Lewis murder allegations.

If you watched through the blackout, you’ve got to check out SNL make fun of it.

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  1. And this skit is only 15% as long as the power was actually out.

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